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    Thread: Discord?
Post: RE: Discord?

Thanks! Got myself sorted!!
John M. Dollan General Off-topic Discussion 3 3,476 11-21-2019, 10:02 AM
    Thread: Discord?
Post: Discord?

Just out of curiosity... does OA have a Discord?  I've found it super helpful in a lot of different settings. Also... I am alive.  If only barely... ;)
John M. Dollan General Off-topic Discussion 3 3,476 11-21-2019, 09:16 AM
    Thread: Worldbuilder youtube channel
Post: RE: Worldbuilder youtube channel

Subscribed to his channel... He's definitely got some very interesting items.
John M. Dollan Worldbuilders Resources 5 9,072 01-16-2017, 04:25 AM
    Thread: Andromeda TV Series
Post: RE: Andromeda TV Series

If I remember, there was one or two seasons that they thought were their last, and then they managed to get another extension. That might account for some of their... disconnected stories?
John M. Dollan Books, Games, Movies, and TV 27 44,122 12-22-2016, 04:59 PM
    Thread: Andromeda TV Series
Post: RE: Andromeda TV Series

I enjoyed it, for the most part. It has some great OA-related stuff in it, though the science was, of course, always played loose and fast. Still, I thought it had a fairly good premise behind it. ...
John M. Dollan Books, Games, Movies, and TV 27 44,122 12-21-2016, 05:07 PM
    Thread: Could an open cluster mini-civilization be feasible?
Post: RE: Could an open cluster mini-civilization be fea...

In my project I have the Miogenics settled in the open cluster NGC 6791. It is a paradoxically old cluster, at about 8 billion years, and metal rich. Theoretically, not only could a civilization be ...
John M. Dollan General Setting Discussion 9 104 12-20-2016, 05:08 PM
    Thread: Slowly Returning
Post: RE: Slowly Returning

(12-17-2016, 04:20 AM)Rynn Wrote: Welcome back, I'd be interested to hear any impressions you may have on how the group has changed/progressed :) Well, i've kept half an ear out while I've been gone...
John M. Dollan The Arrivals Lounge 11 15,215 12-17-2016, 05:39 PM
    Thread: Slowly Returning
Post: RE: Slowly Returning

(12-16-2016, 11:50 PM)stevebowers Wrote: How's the snow? COLD! Heh, we had an arctic front push down, the so-called (and rather sensationalized name) polar vortex. Once that is gone, I'll get righ...
John M. Dollan The Arrivals Lounge 11 15,215 12-17-2016, 05:37 PM
    Thread: Where do you park a starship?
Post: RE: Where do you park a starship?

Yup, I envision any number of "hub" centers, perhaps numbering in the hundreds, scattered throughout the Solar System, possibly above or below the plane of the system, each with a set number of second...
John M. Dollan General Setting Discussion 22 205 12-16-2016, 08:08 AM
    Thread: Slowly Returning
Post: RE: Slowly Returning

(12-16-2016, 07:41 AM)JamesRogers Wrote: Hi, John! I'm afraid I don't know you yet, but welcome back anyway! :D Hah! Thank you!!
John M. Dollan The Arrivals Lounge 11 15,215 12-16-2016, 08:04 AM
    Thread: Slowly Returning
Post: RE: Slowly Returning

Thanks! Yeah, it's gonna take me a while to get up to speed again. I've been hoping to concentrate on the old Hamilton Institute and related pages. i don't know why, but I've always loved that entr...
John M. Dollan The Arrivals Lounge 11 15,215 12-16-2016, 04:45 AM
    Thread: Slowly Returning
Post: Slowly Returning

Oh my. It's been such a long time since I've done anything active in OA. but recently I've come to realize that any length of time away from here is too long. And so I'm slowly going to bring mysel...
John M. Dollan The Arrivals Lounge 11 15,215 12-15-2016, 05:45 PM
    Thread: Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon
Post: RE: Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon

About damned time, too....
John M. Dollan Real Life But OA Relevant 1 4,797 07-23-2013, 12:05 PM
    Thread: Looking For Campaign Cartographer 3 and Fractal Terrains Pro Files
Post: RE: Looking For Campaign Cartographer 3 and Fracta...

Steve, this is perfect! It has a complete CC2 map of Mars, with works wonderfully. My next goal is to find Venus, but this will definitely give me a major starting point. Thank you!
John M. Dollan Mapping Worlds 5 70 07-20-2013, 08:23 AM
    Thread: Dimple Worlds
Post: RE: Dimple Worlds

Tried to do a Google image search for these, but all I came back with were smiling women (and the occasional Kirk Douglas). I wouldn't mind seeing a visual of something like this, though. It's inter...
John M. Dollan General Setting Discussion 10 157 07-17-2013, 09:45 AM
    Thread: Looking For Campaign Cartographer 3 and Fractal Terrains Pro Files
Post: RE: Looking For Campaign Cartographer 3 and Fracta...

Is there any way that I can import these to any mapping program?
John M. Dollan Mapping Worlds 5 70 07-17-2013, 09:40 AM
    Thread: Looking For Campaign Cartographer 3 and Fractal Terrains Pro Files
Post: Looking For Campaign Cartographer 3 and Fractal Te...

...specifically, files for Venus and Mars. My goal is to make some global maps of both worlds, terraformed. I just managed to get my hands on these two programs, though, and have no idea where to lo...
John M. Dollan Mapping Worlds 5 70 07-15-2013, 11:52 AM
    Thread: Humans on Mars by 1970
Post: RE: Humans on Mars by 1970

I have not heard of this, at least not in its full, grand glory! This is something that is very relevant to my own setting. I might hijack this for the ArcBuilder list to mull over!
John M. Dollan Real Life But OA Relevant 10 25,889 05-17-2013, 10:57 AM
    Thread: Danzig Shore
Post: RE: Danzig Shore

(04-28-2013, 06:45 AM)Ares Johnson Wrote: Thank you both. I've had that rock surface for awhile, but my old processor couldn't deal with it. Those rocks are very complicated. With my new i7 proce...
John M. Dollan Art and Visual Media 6 64 04-28-2013, 08:14 AM
    Thread: Danzig Shore
Post: RE: Danzig Shore

Very nice!!!!
John M. Dollan Art and Visual Media 6 64 04-28-2013, 05:13 AM